Courage

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‘I had given up my seat before, but this day, I was especially tired.’
Rosa Parks

 

When Rosa Park refused to give up her bus seat to a white man on 1 December 1955, in downtown Montgomery, she didn’t know her simple act of defiance would lead to the Montgomery bus boycott, and become one of the defining moments in the American civil rights movement. She did, however, know she was taking a tremendous personal risk. Continue reading “Courage” »